Nestled in rugged and enchanting southern Utah, Garfield County is unlike any other place on earth. Filled with mystery and fable, it is simply the perfect place to spend an eternity-if you're a ghost. In this book, lovers of the supernatural and the unexplained will find the hometown of their dreams (or maybe their nightmares!). Discover in these pages a place where the past refuses to remain the past, and where a haunted history of intrigue, glamour, and hidden secrets lingers into the present day.
Emma Wakefield has had a crush on the handsome and brilliant botanist, Dr. Ian Rudolph, ever since she began working for him, but he barely notices she's there. But when he brings back an unclassified plant from an expedition in Peru with a strange power over men, Emma must decide if she's willing to put everything on the line to find out exactly Dr. Rudolph feels, and how far she's willing to go for just one night with the man of her dreams.
When ex-con J. D. Smith lays out his kidnapping plan that comes complete with a one-million dollar payday to his ex-cellmate, he describes it as "a piece of cake". The "piece of cake", however, goes sour at the very beginning when they inadvertently grab the wrong girl, the daughter of a single-parent school teacher. "Let's just turn the girl loose, J. D.," pleads Rufus Elliot. "Her mother's a school teacher; we'll be lucky to get a five-year old Volvo for all our troubles!" But J. D. is determined to walk away with a cool million bucks in his jeans.
Six-year-old Evalynn Chambers has only one friend: an old stuffed teddy bear named Toby that once belonged to her recently deceased mother. But Toby isn't your ordinary teddy bear. Toby knows things. Dark secrets that he is all too willing to share with his new owner....